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The Last Song (2010)

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A rebellious girl is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.

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Nicholas Sparks (screenplay), Jeff Van Wie (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Miley Cyrus ... Ronnie Miller
Greg Kinnear ... Steve Miller
Bobby Coleman ... Jonah Miller
Liam Hemsworth ... Will Blakelee
Hallock Beals Hallock Beals ... Scott
Kelly Preston ... Kim
Nick Lashaway ... Marcus
Carly Chaikin ... Blaze
Kate Vernon ... Susan Blakelee
Nick Searcy ... Tom Blakelee
Adam Barnett ... Teddy
Michael Jamorski Michael Jamorski ... Lance
Melissa Ordway ... Ashley
Carrie Malabre ... Cassie
Lance E. Nichols ... Pastor Harris
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Storyline

Ronnie's (Miley Cyrus) and her younger brother, Jonah's, parents are divorced. They live with their mother until this summer when they are sent to live with their father (Greg Kinnear) in a small town on the beach. Ronnie resents her father and has no intention of being friendly or even talking to him for the summer. But after meeting a handsome guy and beginning to fall in love, Ronnie starts rediscovering her love for music, something she shares with her father. Reconnecting with music revives a kinship with her father which proves to be the most important relationship she may ever experience. Written by napierslogs

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Taglines:

A Story about Family, First Loves, Second Chances and the Moments of Life That Lead You Back Home. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic material, some violence, sensuality and mild language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Miley Cyrus Project See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,007,426, 4 April 2010

Gross USA:

$62,950,384

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$89,041,656
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Nicholas Sparks wrote the screenplay for this movie as a vehicle for Miley Cyrus, and then adapted the novel from it. The novel was released shortly before the movie. See more »

Goofs

The film takes place on Tybee Island, GA (as indicated by the Tybee Island Baptist Church sign) and yet Will volunteers at and takes Ronnie to the Georgia Aquarium which is actually located 260 miles away in Atlanta. See more »

Quotes

Steve Miller: Sometimes you have to be apart from the people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes it makes you love them more.
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Referenced in The Chase Australia: Episode #1.70 (2016) See more »

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At The Fairground
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A really poor storyline and poor acting
31 January 2011 | by tsmithjrSee all my reviews

Miley Cyrus fans might hate me for saying this, but the makers of "The Last Song" should have hired a real actress for the lead role. Miley obviously doesn't have the talent or know how to act. I had nothing against her, but in this, the first role I've seen her act in, it seemed like she was just playing herself and not playing any part that was written for her.

That said, "The Last Song" is a bust. It's a set of tired old recycled and clichéd experiences and really isn't worth the 107 minutes it takes to watch it. For the most part the storyline is so tired and old. And after watching it I was also disappointed that Greg Kinnear had signed up for it. That I can remember, I've always liked his acting and the roles he chose. But in this case, the writing was so, so poor that even if the makers of "The Last Song" signed up the best actors in Hollywood it couldn't save this film. They'd have to find some writers who were at a minimum mediocre-ish in order to improve this story.

All I can say is save yourself and watch something else.


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